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Searching for Peace


Published 2006


This 30 minute film, sponsored by the Foundation for Middle East Peace, is a vivid, compassionate portrayal of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Through the voices of Israeli and Palestinian citizens of diverse backgrounds, it reveals their hopes and fears and explores the issues that divide them. It also describes in a compelling way a broad common ground of yearning for peace, pointing the way toward a resolution of this tragic conflict that would meet the deepest needs of both societies.

The film features these Israelis and Palestinians:
Hanan Ashrawi, Palestinian Legislator; Rami Elhanan, Bereaved Parents Circle; Daniel Taubman, Israeli diplomat; Prof. Naomi Chazan, Hebrew Univ. Jonathan Kuttab, Palestinian Lawyer Gershon Baskin, Co-Director, IPCRI; Arik Ascherman, Rabbis for Human Rights Gary Cooperberg, Settler, Kiryat Arba; Mohammed Zahar, Palestinian Foreign Minister; Jad Isaac, Environmentalist; Colonel Benzi Gruber, IDF, retired.

Landrum Bolling, a veteran peace maker and the former President of Earlham College, has had a distinguished career as an informal advisor to world leaders and as an advocate for peace. A former Director of the Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem (1987-90), he has deep ties to the Middle East. In 2000, he and Sen. George Mitchell, won the Peacemaker/Peace Building Award from the National Peace Foundation. He is a senior advisor to Mercy Corps and a Director of the Foundation for Middle East Peace.

To receive a free copy of this DVD, please email us at info@fmep.org, call (202) 835-3650, or write to FMEP, 1761 N Street NW, Washington D.C. 20036.


Producer Foundation for Middle East Peace
Audio/Visual sound, color

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